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Professional Statement

  • Richard Cerniello has over 19 years experience as a physical therapist.
  • He graduated New York University " magna cum laude " receiving a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.
  • He earned the "Honor's Scholar Award" for academic achievements in physical therapy.
  • He worked 7 years with Hospital for Special Surgery's out-patient clinics, where he became an expert in treating orthopedic injury's and skilled in progressing post-operative patients in their physical therapy rehabilitation.
  • Richard performed home care physical therapy with Visiting Nurse Service for 7 years gaining expertise in Geriatric therapy. At Visiting Nurse Service he mastered the special needs in balance and functional training the elderly population require.
  • Richard's continuing education is extensive in Orthopedic rehabilitation and functional training.
  • He studied under the grandfather of functional therapy Dr. Gary Grey.
  • His clinical skills of evaluation and designing proper treatment programs have lead to very successful outcomes.
  • These excellent outcomes have gained him the admiration and respect of the medical community.
  • Upon meeting Richard his warm and down to earth persona instantly gives his patients the security and confidence they need to achieve their physical therapy goals.
  • There are certain individuals we meet in life that radiate a positive energy that continues to resonate in our memory for years after. Patients who have been treated by Mr. Cerniello feel this way.


  • New York University, Bachelor’s in Physical Therapy

Language Spoken

  • English